What is B R E A D?
B R E A D is a non-profit organization, founded in 2002, dedicated to encourage research and scholarship in development economics. Our main activities are conferences, a working paper and policy paper series, and a summer school.

Working Papers
BREAD publishes a working paper series authored by fellows of BREAD. They are academic papers in development economics. Browse the list of papers or search the series.

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  • Submit a working paper.

    BREAD organizes conferences on development economics with a focus on micro-economic issues. If you are a non-BREAD member and would like to receive conference-related notifications, please email BREAD@lse.ac.uk to be added to the conference mailing list. Click here for the latest information about our conferences.


    BREAD Fellows
    Information about BREAD fellows is available here.

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  • Summer School
    For more information about BREAD and affiliated summer schools for advanced graduate students and recent PhDs click here.

    Announcements of Opportunities
    See our most recent announcements about jobs, postdocs, calls for papers for conferences and special volumes. If you have an announcement you would like posted on the BREAD web site, please email it to BREAD@lse.ac.uk.

    BREAD Reporter
    The BREAD Digest/Reporter summarizes papers chosen by the selection committee for presentation at BREAD conferences. Conference papers present preliminary research findings in order to promote discussion and suggestions for revision among academics, researchers, and policymakers.